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telogen

 [tel´o-jen]
the quiescent or resting phase of the hair cycle, following catagen. At this stage the hair has become a club hair and does not grow further.

tel·o·gen

(tel'ō-jen),
Resting phase of hair cycle.
[G. telos, end, + -gen, producing]

telogen

(tĕl′ə-jən)
n.
The phase in the hair growth cycle during which a new hair is formed in the follicle and a hair that has stopped growing is shed. It follows and generally lasts longer than catagen.

tel·o·gen

(tel'ō-jen)
Resting phase of hair cycle.
[G. telos, end, + -gen, producing]
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Rather than using a finger pluck of hair to obtain the sample--which is useful only if the patient has telogen or anagen effluvium--try doing an instrument pluck using a smooth-faced needle holder, she suggested.
If the telogen phase is lengthened for any reason, such as after pregnancy, your
In a study of 89 patients with scarring alopecia and DLE showed a lymphocytic infiltrate mainly directed to the mid portion of the follicle and a normal anagen: telogen ratio.8
Oxidative stress is a common factor in immediate anagen release telogen effluvium.
Histopathologically, clusters of vellus hair in telogen phase are seen forming a hyperkeratotic plug in the follicular infundibulum.
Genevieve Loussouarn, L'Oreal, detailed some of the differences in hair growth rate, hair density and percent telogen due to ethnicity factors.
The hairs when examined under the microscope are telogen hairs, fractured hairs can also been seen at the active margins of Alopecia commonly described as 'exclamation-mark' hairs because the distal segment is broader than the proximal end.
Histopathology is characterized by an increased number of telogen follicles and presence of inflammatory lymphocytic infiltrate in the peribulbar region.
Telogen Shedding: loss of hair over a short period of time due to dramatic hormonal changes.
Telogen phase is the last stage where the strand prepares itself to fall off the scalp.
Interestingly, while being under stress can't turn hair grey, stress can trigger a common condition called telogen effluvium, which causes hair to whittle at about three times faster than normal.
Stress causes the body to produce hormones, which lead to three main forms of hair loss, including a disturbance in the hair cycle called telogen effluvium.This triggers the body to shed more hair from your scalp than usual.